Covid-19: Update on Activities and Events

Covid-19: Update on Activities and Events 31 March 2020

Following a review of the current guidance and advice from UK and Scottish Government, the Board of Scottish Pentathlon has determined that the cancellation of all events and acivities in each of our Hubs should be extended until 30 June 2020. At this time the Board will again review the situation and advise members and stakeholders accordingly.

Pentathlon GB has taken a similar position to extend the current period of cancellations / postponements of events until 30 June 2020. A full list of affected national events (taking place pre-30 June) will be listed on the PGB designated Coronavirus webpage.

Unfortunately the cancellation of events up to 30 June 2020 includes the British Laser Run Championships, due to have been held in Edinburgh on 21 June 2020. Scottish Pentathlon will discuss with Pentathlon GB options for the future staging of the event in Scotland once the international calendar is known later in the year.

For the 2020 Youth Sport Trust School Games, where the British Laser Run Championships was to be the qualification event for the School Games, while the School Gaes are at this time due to proceed, given the short notice Pentathlon GB are unfortunately unable to run another selection event to act as a qualifying opportunity for the School Games.

In light of this, Pentathlon GB have updated the selection policy for the 2020 YST School Games which can be found on the Resources page of the Pentathlon GB website. The notable change to the policy is that the selection process will now follow the Bye application process only.

Further updates will be communicated through our Facebook page and on the website.

Take care!!

Scottish Pentathlon.